Month: September 2019

Film Review: Ranjan Ghosh’s Ahaa Re (The Two Lovers, 2019)

By LALIT MOHAN JOSHI India’s new generation filmmaker Ranjan Ghosh, seems to have arrived with his third Bengali feature ‘Ahaa Re’ (The Two Lovers, 2019), an unusual love story that revolves around food as a unifier. The title is a wacky play of the Sanskrit/Hindi/Bengali word ‘Ahaar’ meaning food. The film has been continuously doing…

Book Review: A Pakistani Perspective on the Partition of the Punjab

by Reginald Massey Over the past seven decades many books have been written about the creation of Pakistan, the independence of India and the traumas of Partition. The tragedies of the pillage, the massacres, the rapes and the movement of vast populations uprooted from their homes and hearths has been well documented. Unfortunately very often…

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